2014–2015 Worldstudio AIGA Scholarship winners
2014–2015 Worldstudio AIGA Scholarship winners
2014–2015 Worldstudio AIGA Scholarship winners

2014–2015 Worldstudio AIGA Scholarship winners

The 2014–2015 Worldstudio AIGA Scholarship jurors met in May 2014 and reviewed more than 200 applications from students attending art and design programs at colleges and universities across the country. Eleven scholarships and three honorable mentions were granted to an outstanding group of applicants in four categories, through the generous support of sponsors including the AIGA DC Continuum Fund Scholarship, AIGA-Tomoko Miho Fund Scholarship, Coyne Family Foundation, the Rebecca Marco Award and the Young Photographer’s Alliance.

Download essays and portfolios of all scholarship and honorable mention recipients (2.6 MB)

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Design work by Christian Alejandre

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Illustrations by Luis Castaneda

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Photography by Cameron Durham

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Design work by Andres Garcia

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Illustrations by Wereme Guerra-Martinez

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Design work by Stedman Halliday

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Photography by Malaika Kambon

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Interactive design work by Kawing Ng

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Design work by Sadie Red Wing

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Illustrations by Devon Rodriguez

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Illustrations by Bryant Santamaria

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Design work by Myles Thompson

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Design work by Yathrib Ragsdale

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Photography by Esther Young

2014–2015 recipients and honorable mentions

Graphic Design

 

 Christian Alejandre portrait

Christian Alejandre
Freshman, School TBD
The Rebecca Marco Honorable Mention
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Andres Garcia portrait

Andres Garcia
Senior, University of Houston
The Rebecca Marco Honorable Mention
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Stedman Halliday portrait

Stedman Halliday
Junior, California Institute of the Arts
AIGA-Tomoko Miho Award
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Yathrib Ragsdale

Yathrib Ragsdale
Graduate Student, George Mason University
AIGA DC Continuum Award + The Rebecca Marco Award
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Sadie Red Wing portrait

Sadie Red Wing
Graduate, North Carolina State University
Coyne Family Foundation Award
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Myles Thompson portrait

Myles Thompson
Sophmore, Kansas City Art Institute
The Rebecca Marco Award
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Illustration

 

Luis Castaneda portraits

Luis Castaneda
Freshman, Rhode Island School of Design
The Rebecca Marco Honorable Mention
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Wereme Guerra-Martinez

Wereme Guerra-Martinez
Freshman, Art Center College of Design
Coyne Family Foundation Award
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Devon Rodriguez portrait

Devon Rodriguez
Freshman, School TBD
Coyne Family Foundation Award
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Bryant Santamaria portrait

Bryant Santamaria
Sophmore, Laguna College of Art & Design
The Rebecca Marco Award
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Interactive

 

Kawing Ng portrait

Kawing Ng
Graduate Student, School of Visual Arts
The Rebecca Marco Award
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Photography

 

Cameron Durham portrait

Cameron Durham
Freshman, Parsons, The New School of Design
Young Photographers Alliance Award
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Malaika Kambon portrait

Malaika Kambon
Freshman, Academy of Art University
Young Photographers Alliance Award
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Esther Young portrait

Esther Young
Freshman, School of Visual Arts
Young Photographers Alliance Award
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2014–2015 scholarship jury

Graphic design

Dian Holton, AIGA DC
Matt Kay, Original Champions of Design (OCD)
Scott Santoro, Worksight

Interactive design

Vijay Matthews, W&Co.

Illustration

Melinda Beck
Charles Hively, 3x3 Magazine 

Photography

Jerry Tavin, Young Photographers Alliance (YPA)
Spencer Jones, Glasshouse Images
Bruce Katz, Bruce Katz Photo

About Worldstudio AIGA Scholarships

Worldstudio AIGA Scholarships allow U.S. college students from minority and economically disadvantaged backgrounds not only to realize their artistic dreams, but also to give back to their communities. The program’s aims are to increase diversity in the creative professions and to foster social and environmental responsibility in the artists, designers and studios of tomorrow. To learn more about eligibility requirements and how to apply for next academic year’s scholarships, visit the Worldstudio AIGA Scholarships page.